The College Presidency in the 21st Century

Over the past several decades, the role of the college president has changed considerably. Today it is often described as a fundraising job above all else. As the presidency enters a period of significant turnover, we have an opportunity to re-envision the post. This panel of exceptional leaders from diverse institutions will explore the role of college presidents in improving student success, in promoting social mobility, and in serving as national and local civic leaders.

Festival: 2014

Watch and Listen: Education

College presents opportunities for students to test their wings, explore new relationships, pursue their personal best... See more
The public’s opinion of institutions of higher learning is diminishing. Whether it is because of the high cost or... See more
Far too many students in the United States and around the world face challenges when seeking a quality education; this... See more
Robert Runcie always hoped that the students of his district would have a chance to participate in the national... See more
What is a university if not a true marketplace of ideas — a place where scholarly pursuits in history, science,... See more
Spend an hour with two of America’s best teachers, exploring the ups and downs of their experiences on the front lines... See more

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